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Schenck, Joseph M. 1877-1961

Works: 174 works in 616 publications in 5 languages and 10,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Printmaker, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

98 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality: A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner( Visual )

42 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college student is forced by his crusty father to learn the ropes of riverboating during a feud between his father and a rival
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The navigator] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht. [The boat] A slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat. [The love nest] Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The balloonatic: Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and again somehow manages to stumble into romance
College by James W Horne( Visual )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College: Ronald, an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College finds himself embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. Electric house: Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse, whose modern conveniences go hilariously haywire. The Blacksmith: Keaton tries his hand at the forge. Hard luck: Follows the story of a suicidal Buster as he makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

23 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

24 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Three ages] Romantic misadventures from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. A clever parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, un homme délicat, est faussement pris pour "Battling" Butler, une boxeur renommé. [The haunted house] Buster se réfugie dans un manoir qui s'avère être hanté. [The frozen North] Buster vit de nombreuses péripéties dans le Grand Nord canadien
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go west (1925): Heeding the expansionist call of Horace Greeley, a hapless young man idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny, with hilarious results; The scarecrow (1920): Follow the unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the attentions of a young lady; The paleface (1921): Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Saphead] Bertie, the spoiled son of a powerful Wall Street financier, pursues his individuality in a series of comic misadventures. [The high sign] Buster becomes unwittingly involved in a radical secret society known as the Blinking Buzzards. [One week] Keaton and his bride inherit a do-it-by numbers pre-fab house, only somebody has mixed up the numbers
Call of the wild by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood legend Clark Gable stars in this soaring adaptation of the celebrated Jack London novel. Jack Thornton is a prospector who travels the Yukon in search of gold. When Jack buys Buck, a strong and loyal sled dog with part-wolf ancestry, their thrilling adventure through the Alaskan wilderness begins
Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment
Arbuckle & Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Bell boy] Arbuckle and Keaton as bellboys at a small town hotel, which they eventually completely wreck. Features Arbuckle's classic "shaving routine," where he progressively turns a Rasputin-like character into General Grant, Abraham Lincoln and then into the Kaiser
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers fast-paced slapstick as well as a brilliant deconstruction of the filmmaking process. Keaton stars as a movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life
Arbuckle & Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Back stage] This film contains many of the routines Buster used in the "Three Keatons" stage act, and can rightly be called the first Keaton directed film
Born to be bad by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

20 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the South Pacific island of Pago Pago, Sadie Thompson (Joan Crawford) is a tough-talking plaything for American G.I.s. Missionary Alfred Davidson (Walter Huston) frowns upon her provacative flaunting and warns her to repent or risk being deported to San Francisco where Sadie will face her dark past. Terrified and overwhelmed by his charisma, she is seduced into redemption and reborn, but in a shocking twist learns that temptation is hard to resist
Eternal love by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the War of 1806, French soldiers occupy a Swiss hamlet and order the villagers to surrender their rifles. Everyone but Marcus, a hunter in the mountains, complies. Marcus and Ciglia, the minister's niece, are deeply in love. But Pia, a wild mountain girl, vows to win him for herself."--Container
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Joseph Schenck

Joseph Schenck Amerikaans filmproducent (1878-1961)

Joseph Schenck produttore cinematografico russo

Joseph Schenck US-amerikanischer Filmindustrieller

Schenck, Joe 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph M.

Джозеф М. Шенк

Шенк, Джозеф

ג'וזף שנק

جوزف ام. شنک تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی